Virginia-Bred Stakes Day At Colonial Downs

Date: August 10, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm  to  10:00 pm

What better way to celebrate the return of thoroughbred racing to Colonial Downs than with a slate of stakes races for Virginia-Bred/Sired horses on opening weekend!

Altamura captured the 2018 Tyson Gilpin Stakes at Laurel. Photo courtesy of Jim McCue.

On Saturday August 10th, fans can watch and wager a four pack of $100,000 Virginia-Bred/Sired stakes including the Edward Evans, Nellie Mae Cox, Meadow Stable and M. Tyson Gilpin Stakes.

Homespun Hero won the 2018 Meadow Stable Stakes at Laurel. Photo by Jim McCue.

Closing day — Saturday September 7th — features a handful of $100,000 events including the Jamestown, Punch Line, Camptown, Brookmeade and Bert Allen Stakes.

Post time both days is 5 PM. Owners of horses in all these stakes will be invited to a hospitality area as a thank you for investing in and supporting Virginia horse racing!